Federal judges in Boston take a stand against ICE’s tactics

As the Trump administration steps up apprehensions and detentions, federal judges in Boston have been unusually outspoken in criticizing immigration cases.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_marty_meehan(2).jpg UMass’s Meehan angry after all candidates for Boston job withdraw

Four days after campus faculty called three candidates unqualified, they decided to pull out of the process. Martin Meehan wrote that he was “mortified” by the faculty’s stance.

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The bicyclist attacked and killed by a cougar while riding a bike in the Seattle area had attended a doctoral program at Boston University.

The grandmother of Nick Joyce, who was killed in Saturday’s crash, took in the impromptu memorial at the scene.

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Stoughton teens killed in crash ‘were amazing students, amazing guys’

The cause of the devastating crash in East Bridgewater that killed four teenage boys over the weekend remained unclear.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/463de47d62b04f34a720037106114f7e-463de47d62b04f34a720037106114f7e-0-JNBX.jpg Another suit prompts St. Paul’s leader to step down early

Rector Michael Hirschfeld, who originally said he’d leave in 2019, now says he will resign June 30.

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Zakim, running against Galvin for secretary of state, had condemned his opponent for allowing public employees to file campaign paperwork while drawing a full day’s pay.

Tour of old subway tunnel offers a glimpse at our history

For the first time since what is now the Green Line was realigned in 1963, the old tube under City Hall was open to visitors. And it’s remarkably well preserved.

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Checking your A/C now can save you hassle and sweat once the summer heat hits

Waiting too long to turn on your A/C is risky if it doesn’t work properly. Avoid fees, waits, and discomfort with these simple steps.

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Trump’s tweets include grammatical errors. And some are on purpose

President Trump’s tweets aren’t as spontaneous as they appear. Some are written by White House staffers, who mimic the president’s style, including his suspect grammar and syntax.


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Brady himself has often talked of the value of “voluntary” OTAs, but this time he’s MIA.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (center) in Windsor Castle with (back row, from left) Jasper Dyer; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Charles; Doria Ragland; Prince William; (center row, from left) Brian Mulroney; Prince Philip; Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Charlotte; Kate, Duchess of Cambridge; Prince George; Rylan Litt; John Mulroney; (front row, from left) Ivy Mulroney; Florence van Cutsem; Zalie Warren; Remi Litt.


First official royal wedding portrait released

Monday, Kensington Palace released several images, shot by celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski.

A Charleston, S.C., Publix store would not put “summa cum laude” on a high school student’s graduation cake, his mom said. Above: A Publix store in Zephyrhills, Fla.

Grocery store censors cake with request for ‘summa cum laude’

Instead, a Publix store provided the customer with a cake that said “summa --- laude.”

Emilia Romagna is Italy’s gastronomic heartland.

Food & Travel

A family organized a whole trip around one meal in Modena, Italy. Was it worth it?

This family organized a whole trip around a meal at Osteria Francescana, the 2016 “World’s Best Restaurant,” in Modena, Italy. Was it worth it?

Has the Boston cream pie changed for the worse? It’s a question with many layers

A fuzzy concept to begin with, the “Sweet Caroline” of desserts has been manipulated beyond recognition.

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Goodwin, a speechwriter for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and husband of Doris Kearns Goodwin, died Sunday after a brief bout with cancer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_11J2PE.jpg ‘Baboon on the loose! Baboon on the loose!’

Dawkins, who was being transported from Brown University to his new home in Texas, was on the loose for two hours in San Antonio’s airport.

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The show has reignited concerns over its content and what effect it could have on impressionable teens.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Handout_names_04_art[1]-7682.jpg Look at the NYC apartment Tom, Gisele want to unload

It’s a swanky 4-bedroom, 3-bath pad, and the going price is in the eight figures.

NBA East Finals | Game 4: Cavaliers 111, Celtics 102


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-19443.jpg This series has all the makings of a Game 7

LeBron James and the Cavaliers resurrected themselves in Cleveland, leaving Boston as the team that needs to regroup this time.

The Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith (right) celebrated at game’s end while the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum was ready to hit the showers.


Celtics were only half-bad, but that won’t fly in the conference finals

The Celtics made adjustments at the intermission, but the early deficit proved to be too much.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/1200_necco.jpg Who will put up the sweetest bid for Necco?

The bankrupt Revere candy company is scheduled to be auctioned off Wednesday.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

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Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Mary Robinson

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Ireland’s former president issues a call to action for the commonwealth on climate change.


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Real Estate

Luxury Home of the Week: South End property hits market for $6.95 million

Boasting stunning architectural detail, including period crown molding, and seven fireplaces, this 5,090-square-foot South End property is on the market for $6,950,000. The Second Empire-style limestone town house, 26 Holyoke St., also offers five bedrooms, 3.5 baths, tall windows, front and rear parlors, and five floors of living space.


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Gas prices in Massachusetts rise ahead of the holiday weekend

The price of gasoline in Massachusetts is up another six cents per gallon ahead of the holiday weekend. AAA Northeast says Monday its weekly survey found self-serve regular selling for an average of $2.87 per gallon

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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

Roberta said goodnight to Connor after his 13th birthday party. Earlier, he had a conversation with an imaginary friend of sorts about why he couldn’t move back home. “You’ve been too unsafe,’’ he said. “You could really hurt Mom.’’ But later, in bed, Connor told his mother he really wanted to come home. It’s a familiar conversation. “I tell him that it’s not safe for anyone right now, including him, but when it is, he can come home,” she said.

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Connor Biscan is learning to rise

He is a boy easy to love, and also a heart-testing puzzle to those who love him.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.